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The Congress of the Confederate States of America To be entitled an Act for the prevention of frauds on the revenues of the post offices department,and prohibiting the transportation of mailable matter over the post routes of the Confederate states by unauthorized associations or persons.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06745.153 Author/Creator: The Congress of the Confederate States of America Place Written: Richmond Type: Pamphlet Date: 13 December 1864 Pagination: 6 p. ; 15.5 x 25 cm.

People: Johnson, Homer Uri, fl. 1896

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaGovernment and CivicsLawForgery and FraudPost OfficeCorruption and Scandal

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